Around the World in 58 Days

NZers Mike Beasley and Fraser Brown were part of the 12-strong crew in billionaire adventurer Steve Fossett’s record breaking round-the-world sailing victory. Fossett and co. circumnavigated the globe in 58 days, 9 hours, 32 minutes, and 45 seconds -shaving nearly 6 days off the previous record. Fossett’s 38m maxi-catamaran – Cheyenne – was built in Auckland by Cookson Boats.


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Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free

Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free

Recently granted refugee status and now living in Christchurch, Behrouz Boochani fled Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. He exposed Australia’s offshore detention camps – from the inside. He survived, stateless, for seven years….